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MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 2:00pm EST
. >>> right now, learning about the message and tone of president obama's state of the union tomorrow night. first read team writes, quote, while the white house maintains they're focused on the economy, tomorrow's speech puts a end to the chatter they hope that they haven't spent enough time talking about the economy. politico expects it will be aggressive writing it's less a presidential olive branch than a congressional cattle prod emboldened by verdict ri and convinced the gop is unwilling to cut deals, obama plans to use the big prime time address tuesday night for another broad challenge at a republican party he regards as vulnerable and divided. also today, getting a first look at a new ad from the superpac of gabby giffords. it is aimed to promote stricter gun laws. >> we have a problem where we shop, where we pray, where our children go to school. but there are solutions we can agree on even gun owners like us. take it from me. congress must act. >> let me bring in democratic senator from west virginia joe manchin. a big player in the gun control debate and wearing the no labels pi
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> chris: i'm chris wallace. what is the state of our union? foreign and domestic? as president obama prepares to address the nation tuesday, he faces a buzzsaw of issues. automatic spending cuts. gun control. immigration reform. and the resurgent al-qaeda. we will talk about all this with two of washington's heavy hitters. house democratic leader nancy pelosi. and senator john mccain. pelosi and mccain only on "fox news sunday." then, senators grill the president's nominee for cia director over the targeted killing of terrorist suspects. we will ask our sunday panel about new demands to lift the veil on drone strikes. and our power player of the week can tell you almost everything the president does and how you often he does it. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: and hello again from fox news in washington. when president obama delivers his state of the union is speech tuesday, one big issue will be sequestration. $85 billion in automatic spending cuts due to kick in march 1. the white house now warns this will mean damaging layoffs of teachersers law enforcement and food
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
'll have a preview of president obama's state of the union address. let's go. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new cadillac xts... another big night on the town, eh? ...and the return of life lived large. ♪ >>> while our economy may be weakened, and our confidence shaken, we are living through difficult and uncertain times, tonight i want every american to know this -- we will rebuild. we will recover, and the united states of america will emerge stronger than before. >> remember that? that was president obama's promise to americans during his first state of the union address after he took office in 2009. now it's almost time for this year's state of the union speech. so what is he expected to say? our athena jones has the details. >> reporter: the state of the union address. >> members of congress, distinguished guests, and fellow americans. >> reporter: the commander in chief's best chance to lay out his priorities and influence millions of television viewers. >> it's a moment where he gets an uninterrupted, unchallenged opportunity to talk to the country and to defin
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am EST
fox news in washington. when president obama delivers his state of the union speech tuesday, one big issue will be sequestration. $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, due to kick in, march 1st. the white house now warns this will mean damaging layoffs of teachers, law enforcement and food safety inspectors. and, the pentagon will be hit, too. they propose a mix of spending cuts and, yes, more taxes, through limiting deductions, for the wealthy. i sat down late friday with house democratic leader nancy pelosi and asked her about the fast-approaching deadline. congressman pelosi, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> welcome to the capitol. >> chris: the white house says, sequestration will have a severe effect on many americans. house republicans agree. but they say the answer is to find other spending cuts, not tax hikes. >> well, i think that the sequestration is a bad idea, all around. it is something that is out of the question. the fact is, we have had plenty of spending cuts, $1.6 trillion in the budget control act. what we need is growth, growth with jobs and if you have spend
FOX
Feb 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
for his state of the union address next week, the topic mrs. obama is expected to focus on. >>> without here, i don't know what we are going to do. >> east bay students bond together for an emotional show and how students used the power silence to honor a teacher in fight of her life. >>> a castro valley high school teacher has been out for most of the year battling cancer. returned to school tonight for a special fundraiser. as ktvu's jade hernandez reports there were some powerful words even though they couldn't be heard. >> reporter: silent says a lot about students who prepared for tonight's performance owithout their teacher. they are the reason she says the sign language program was grown at castro valley high. >> without her, i don't know what we would do. >> reporter: they had to try anyway for this performances especially with monies raised going to their program. >> i know that they would never give up. >> reporter: and if anyone is teaching these kinds about kids about fighting it's julia. >> plast year's show i passed out in the parking lot and they called an ambulance a
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
of the union address. no pressure. >>> and she's up for a grammy! first lady michelle obama was nominated in the spoken word category for her reading of "american groom," her book on garden 'but white house officials say she has no plans to head to l.a. tonight. former president bill clinton is also nominated along about ellen degeneres, and we should note with great pride, our own rachel maddow as well. president obama already has two nominations in the category. >>> next up, the world's largest parking lot still today closed for more storm cleanup. snow and abandoned vehicles. >>> also, not guilty of a cover-up? joe paterno's family tries to clear his name from the jerry sandusky sex abuse case. details on that as well. [ male announcer ] no matter what city you're playing tomorrow. [ coughs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] you can't let a cold keep you up tonight. vicks nyquil -- powerful nighttime 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
. >>> meanwhile, back in washington, for president obama, it's all about the state of the union. this afternoon we'll tell you what he plans to say during that prime time address to the nation. >>> but we start with weather. and as we mentioned, the snowfall has ended, but the cleanup and the dig-out is going to be going on for some time. we'll get back to our weather in just a few moments. >>> within the next hour, we are expecting to get official word or expecting to get word that the reward for the suspected cop killer is being raised to $1 million. that's according to "the los angeles times." the lapd, the l.a. mayor and other top officials are scheduled to hold a news conference soon. they'll have the latest on the manhunt for chris dorner, the ex-cop who's accused of killing three people, including one police officer. the latest image we have of dorner is this, some surveillance video taken monday behind an auto parts store near san diego. meanwhile, the tsa is asking airports to keep a close eye on their aircraft. they believe that dorner may have had some flight training during his time in
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 11:00am EST
the re-elected president obama delivers his state of the union speech, the number two republican in the house is making over the gop message. eric cantor speaks to the american enterprise institute about 90 minutes from now. this morning he spoke exclusively with our dana bash. dana, i want to bring you in on this. eric cantor is not the first republican to shake up his party and give a new direction. there's a brand new poll that shows president obama has a 70% approval rating among hispanics, are republicans listening more to that than eric cantor or a little of both? >> reporter: a little of both. i think if you ask eric cantor they are not mutually exclusive. a big part of why he will give this speech is because republicans understand what happened in the last election. which is that they got the majority of white men, that's about it. but interestingly enough, when it comes to immigration, we have seen big movement on the senate side, especially among republicans. but still house republican leaders, including eric cantor, they are still very cautious, when it comes to immigr
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
to hear from president obama in his state of the union speech on tuesday? we'll hear some of your tweets. miky t. plays, to clean up corrupt government. "how he'll address the crisis of our time, which is spending and debt. will he get serious? i hope so." "i want president obama to talk about preserving the environment and the wide gap between the rich and poor." and sammy tweets "the truth." >>> msnbc is doing something fun. we're asking you to complete the president's statement from the annual address. the state of the union is -- and i respond, as you can see there, write big, "inspiring as ever." you can respond by sending a photo like mine to facebook.com/msnbc or on twitter or insta gram. use the #sotuis, which is sotu is. coming up, the president's drone policy under fire. hings. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ [ male announcer ] st
CW
Feb 9, 2013 9:00pm CST
million ... get one for your sweetheart on valentine's day on the weekend before his state of the union address... president obama is urging congress to pass another short- term mix of spending cuts and tax changes. he says it would avoid automatic "across the board" spending-cuts set to take place on the first of march. >>and now, most members of congress including many republicans, don't think it's a good idea to put thousands of jobs at risk and do unnecessary damage to our economy. and yet the current republican plan puts the burden of avoiding those cuts mainly on seniors and middle-class families. they'd rather ask more from the vast majority of americans-- and put our recovery at risk-- than close even a single tax loophole that benefits the wealthy. the president said the short- term fix is needed... knowing it takes time to hash-out a broader budget deal in congress. he says if the march 1st cuts aren't averted... military and middle-class families and the economy will suffer. republicans in their weekly address urged an increase in domestic energy production. >> ...through s
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
spending cuts scheduled to begin in march as well as president obamas state of the union address and what the credit house members did at the three-day retreat this week in leesburg, virginia. this is a little bit about what he had to say in the interview. [video clip]>> i would prefer to see us resolve this before we hit that much one trigger date. i do believe that if we go over it, i hope republicans will come to their senses. >> what is the game plan if we go over the deadline? how much time do you think that congress and the white house has to deal with it before it becomes a economic draft? >> it has already become an economic drag. look at the last quarter economic numbers from last year. you saw a downturn in economic activity. a factor behind that has been the anticipation of the across- the-board cuts. if you are getting a slowdown in cuts, it will get worse once one set march -- 1 deadline hits. you are raising the question about all of the things upon us. march 27 is when the government 's authority to operate neends. republicans have moved to the debt ceiling debate to may 18
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 3:00am PST
in motion. >> welcome back. we're just two days away from president obama's state of the union address and the economy is expected to be the main focus of that speech. and will it also echo the president's inauguration speech? joining us now to weigh in is the host of fox news sunday, chris wallace, thanks for coming on and what do you expect to hear from the speech on tuesday? >> what i expect to hear is what the white house says we're going to here and where the president in his inaugural address talks a lot about social equality and social issues, gay rights and climate change. and talking more about the economy and the middle class, a lot of things you heard during the campaign and interestingly enough for the talks of the sequester and cuts that kick in on march 1st he'll talk about new spending on education and structure and energy and manufacturing, the idea that we've got to boost the economy and again this theme we've got to boost the middle class. >> alisyn: as you know, chris, some of his inaugural speech got some criticism from the right and they thought it was just a progr
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 6:00am EST
. and president obama getting ready to give his state of the union address this week on tuesday, what can we expect him to say? chris wallace joins us after the break and then beat the winter cold by warming up with the cool gadget. i know, it sounds counter intuitive, beat the cold with cool things? ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. sowhy let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. >> if you're waking up surro
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 4:45pm EST
unprecedented dangers, yet the state of our union has never been stronger. >> it is because of our people that our future is helpful in our journey goes forward and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivering this year's address live on c-span with a preview starting at 8:00 p.m. and the president at 9:00 followed by the gop response and your reaction. the state of the union tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. she was the first presidential wife to be called the first lady and the first to get a college education. when she and rutherford b. hayes celebrated their anniversary in the white house, see the first of its kind project for television investigating the public and private lives of the women who served as first lady. season one begins in one week on president's day at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> next, president obama announces his recommendation for secretary of the interior. this is 15 minutes. >> please have a seat. everybody is so formal. [laughter] well, good afternoon, everybody. ken s
Current
Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
. it was uniqued today that president obama in his state of the union this week is that he'll allude that he'll take executive action on climate change. there is no way that his secretary of interior knows about this. if this is a play for the president, it's stands to reason that we give her the benefit of the doubt for now. forget your skepticism which is justified about how money controls this, and appealing to these companies. but if climate change is something that he's going to degrees seriously, we'll have to do it with his secretary of interior. >> cenk: mark, it's an interesting point he's bringing up here. do you think--and do you take him at his word that that is a good thing or is that setting up a proven keystone pipeline and he's just throwing that out there to appease people. >> keystone, yes, it's an interesting issue. a lot of that action is over at state right now. but in terms of this country shutting down coal-fireed power plants is pretty easy because there is a natural gas `. the economics of that is pretty easy. if we take that same coal and ship it to asia, and its bu
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
at the state of the union, ted nugent. >> i'll tell you this right now, if barack obama becomes the president in november again, i will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. if you can't galvanize and promote and recruit people to vote for mitt romney, we're done. we'll be a suburb of indonesia next year. we need to ride into that battlefield and chop their heads off in november. >> god. those comments predictably drew the attention of the secret service, thank god, but steve stockman, a member of congress, went ahead and invited nugent to the state of the union address. >>> up next, how did the republican party become the party of conservative white people? well, that's ahead. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. ike our grild lobster and lobster tacos. the bar harbor bake is really worth trying. [ male announcer ] get more during red lobster's lobsterfest. with the year's largest selection of mouth-watering lobster entrees. like our delicious lobster lover's dream, featuring two kinds of succulent lobster tails. or our savory, new grilled maine lobster and lobster
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
of president obama reading the state of the union address in spanish. >> i saw a clip here the other night of chuck schumer, dubbed in spanish. somebody said he sounded better. [laughter] >> i do not know if you know bob pastor, an assistant secretary of state, close to jimmy carter. he wrote in the l.a. times this week, saying that biometric id cards could help with the voter fraud issue, he getting out of this constant challenge in of people at polls, but also how with workplace and identification. >> i cannot speak to it for voting, because i have not looked to it yet. is in the mix. >> i always get more than a bargain for. [laughter] i wish i could say i was going to read this on the way home tonight, but i am not going home. >> it is in our proposal with respect to employee verification. there is a lot of sensitivity around this issue. the way we have designed this, there would not be a central database with people's information. the information will reside on that card, just as the intermission of your printed social security card reside on that card. this is just an electronic, frau
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
forward, and the state of your union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span with the programs starting at 8:00 with the president at 9:00. the state of the union tuesday night on c-span. >> secretary of state john kerry had his first meeting with the foreign meeting with john baird. after their closed door session they spoke to reporters. this is 20 minutes. >> good afternoon. it is my great pleasure to welcome foreign minister john baird here to this department. he was one of the first calls i made after i officially came into the building and started and was sworn in, and he is my first guest as foreign minister. i hope everybody understands this is meant to underscore the strength of the relationship we have, and we are grateful for it. we do not agree on the toughest issues. we begin with hockey. i played a little bit, and since i am a bruins fan, we have clashed in many ways. he, from ottawa, is a fan of the senators, and i want you to know it is the first time i ever heard anyone talk well of senators. [laughter] i am grateful for it. tod
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 1:00am EST
there is good to be a saturday night live sketch of president obama reading the state of the union address in spanish. >> i saw a clip here the other night of chuck schumer, dubbed in spanish. somebody said he sounded better. >> i do not know if you know bob pastor, an assistant secretary of state, close to jimmy carter. he wrote in the l.a. times this week, saying that biometric id cards could help with the voter fraud issue, he getting out of this constant challenge in of people at polls, but also how with workplace and identification. >> i cannot speak to it for voting, because i have not looked to it yet. is in the mix. >> i always get more than a bargain for. i wish i could say i was going to read this on the way home tonight, but i am not going home. >> it is in our proposal with respect to employee verification. there is a lot of sensitivity around this issue. the way we have designed this, there would not be a central database with people's information. the information will reside on that card, just as the intermission of your printed social security card reside on that card. this
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
goes forward, and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span with our preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. and the president at 9:00, followed by the gop response and reaction. the state of the union, tuesday night, and c-span, c-span radio, and seized on the torque -- c-span.org. >> he sends them in. he gets the money. the published only six. he summons the editor and says, and wrote the ten and published six. what is the editor said? we paid you. that is the standard answer. coolidge said, well, maybe the columns were not good enough. -- columns you did not print why would he give back the money in the context of $20,000? that was his business lesson, philosophy wesson, because you wanted to business with the other party again. he wanted to be a good citizen. i admired that. >> amity shles traces "coolidge" a."cspan's "q + >> john kerry met with the canadian foreign minister today. they spoke about foreign relations, iran's and a clear program, and the keystone -- nuclear program, and the keystone xl piepline. -- pip
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
is hopeful and our journey goes forward. the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivering this year's address live on c-span with the preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern and the president at 9:00 followed by the gop response and your reaction. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> the chairman of the senate armed services committee has scheduled a vote on chuck kindle's nomination to be defense secretary. senator carl levin says he tends to look after committee discussion. senator lindsay grahm said he would hold up the nomination until they get more information from the obama administration about the benghazi consulate attack. the defense department held a farewell ceremony for outgoing defense secretary leon panetta on friday in fort myer, va.. he will remain in office until the senate confirms his successor. ♪ [applause] >> prepare for review. ♪ doodle dandy"] ♪ >> please stand for the playing of the united states's national anthem. >> present. >> present. >> present arms. >> present arms. star-spangled banner"] ♪ >> plea
FOX News
Feb 11, 2013 10:00am PST
now. >> hi, fox news alert, with 24 hours until president obama delivers his state of the union address kicking off his second term and we're getting reports to expect a big new push on jobs. welcome to "america live" everyone, i'm megyn kelly. the white house saying the president's state of the union focus will be primarily on jobs and the economy. this, after an an inaugural address that seemed to put gay rights, gun control as the type priority and criticized for not focusing more on the jobs and the economy at the time. and all of this comes as the fox news poll say the majority of americans think this economy is going to get worse in the coming year, the numbers there. chris stirewalt, host of power play on foxnews.com. chris, you tell me whether this is a response to the new focus on jobs and the white house, not new at all, but it clearly wasn't the main thrust of his inaugural address and i mean, you look for the number, you look for the word jobs and you hear, you know, or the economy, you're going to be looking a long time. is this in response to the criticism that he
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
is hopeful, our journey goes forward, and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span. a reprieve -- preview program starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern, the president at 9:00, followed by gop response and reaction. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. >> the old north church is ballston's most historic -- most visited historic site -- visit hisost historic side. what they did not realize is in fact what actually did in april of 1775 is still a genuine historical mystery. we have very few records about what actually occurred on the night that paul revere's plan got carried out in this very church. we know from mr. paul revere himself there was a plan and it had been set up ahead of time with members of the charlestown militias across the way. set up on sunday. what we do not know is who actually helped him carry of that plan. >> the mystery of ballston's old north church of lamp hangers on american art if it -- boston's old north church lance hangers on american artifacts, c-span 3. "washington journal" continues. ho
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
journey goes forward. and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama deliver as of this year's address live on c-span. with our preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern and the president at 9:00, followed by the gop response and your reaction. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> first lady helen taft on discussing politics. but i always had the satisfaction knowing almost as much as he about the intricacies of an assiduous in. i think any woman can discuss with the -- with their husband national interest. i became phil yet -- familiar with more than politics. >> helen taft, whose husband, william howard taft, was the only man to serve as president and supreme court justice. one of the women who served as first lady in the new original series "first ladies -- influence and image." their public and private lives, influence on the public. but despite the white house historical sketch which. season one begins president's day, february 18, 9:00 eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> "washington journal" continues.
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
and on facebook. speaking at a meeting of house democrats, president obama previewed the state of union speech for tuesday. it focuses on energy proposals and immigration and proposals to reduce gun violence. this is 20 min. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [cheers and applause] we are very pleased that today we convey a message to our president, barack obama that we are ready to work. we see what it means to work. under the leadership of our leader and then speaker nancy pelosi we work wit
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
's drawdown in afghanistan when president obama delivers his state of the union speech next week. are afghan forces really ready to take over their nation's security? a close look at that context straight ahead. tay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. celebrex can be taken with or without food. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, like celebrex, ibuprofen, naproxen and meloxicam have the same cardiovascular warning. they all may increase the chance of heart attack or stroke, which can lead to death. this chance increases if you have heart disease or risk factors such as high blood pressu
CNN
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am PST
are watching. >> thanks to both of you. i appreciate you joining us. >>> president obama will address the nation in his state of the union address on tuesday. watch it right here on cnn. >>> 30 inches in just 24 hours, that's how much snow could fall on parts of the northeast. when you have diabetes... your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and they have six grams of sugars. with fifteen grams of protein to help manage hunger... look who's getting smart about her weight. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much you think. except it's 2% every year. does that make a difference? search "cost of financial advisors" ouch. over time it really adds up. then go to e-trade and find out how much our advice costs. spoiler alert: it's lo
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
night, president obama delivering his fourth state of the union address to a joint session of congress. it includes the president's speech at 9:00 and the republican response from florida senator marco rubio. that will be on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org >> first lady helen taft on discussing politics. >> i always had the satisfaction of knowing almost as much as he about the politics and intricacies of any situation. i think any woman can discuss with her husband topics of national interest. i became familiar with more than politics. it involve real statesmanship. >> helen taft, whose husband william howard taft, was the only man to serve as president and supreme court chief justice. she is one of the women who served as first lady in c-span's no original series, "first ladies: influence and image." produced with the white house historical association, season one begins presidents' day, february 18, at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> al jazeera has a new u.s.- based news channel. we will take a look at its history and mission from today
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
and deficit reduction exactly one week ahead of his state of the union address. president obama is juggling a full plate of proposals on guns and immigration. homeland security secretary janet napolitano on monday toured border security operations in san diego. >> we are committed to making sure this sector and the entire southwest border remains secure. >> reporter: a key piece of the president's plan for immigration reform that allowed estimates 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the u.s. to earn citizenship. on monday he took his push for tougher gun laws to minneapolis, the city known as murderopolis in the mid '90s, before a crackdown sharply reduced the violence. >> weapons of war have no place on our streets or in our schools or threatening our law enforcement officers. >> reporter: against the backdrop of those officers, president obama urged supporters to call on congress to act. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: while both sides largely agree with a need for expanded background checks, reinstating the assault weapons
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> joe johns, thank you. >>> a short time ago, we learned that first lady michelle obama will bring the parents of a teenager killed in chicago to her husband's state of the union address tomorrow night. the teen is hadiya pendleton, shot and killed, a week after performing in washington during the president's inauguration week. michelle obama, along with valerie jarrett attended the funeral over the weekend. >>> and an american hero is being mourned today. take a look with me. live pictures, the memorial service for navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle. thousands are expected inside the cowboys stadium in arlington, texas, today. kyle was the deadliest sniper in american military history. he wrote a best-selling book telling his story. he recently spoke about his life after the military. >> it is tough. you go from being military to civilian and, you know, we let our job identify who we are. and it is horrible, and you're doing it for the greater good and all of a sudden, you don't have an identity. >> kyle was shot to death, allegedly, by another iraq war veteran nine days ago. after a
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
to overhaul immigration regulations with the hope that organizing immigrant workers can increase unions shrinking ranks. the afl-cio president richard trumka and other labor leaders are set to meet with president obama and other members of the administration. the subject of immigration also the focus of a hearing on capitol hill this morning. at 10:15 a.m. eastern time, the house judiciary committee meets for testimony on the issue. you can hear it live on c-span radio or watch it live on c- span3. >> the single thing that calvin coolidge did is when he left office, the budget was lower than when he came in. that is the story for us now. >> how did he do that? >> the economy grew a lot, maybe 3% sometime. unemployment was below 5%. the budget was balanced due to his own parsimony. how did he help the budget to keep going lower and how did that the budget a lot? he got the government out of the way of the economy. >> amity shlaes traces the presidency of calvin coolidge. host: abdul mujeeb khalvatgar is the executive director of the nai media institute in afghanistan. let's begin with yo
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